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Sunday, February 02, 2003

Definitions for propound

  1. To offer for consideration; to put forward; to propose.

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Citations for propound
When Samuelson first propounded this potentially radical idea, it was greeted with astonishment, bordering on outrage. Jonathan Davis, Independent
Aristarchus not only challenged God, but he, and then Copernicus, propounded a theory that seemed so stupid on the face of it that even a fool would not believe it. William E. Burrows, This New Ocean
Origin of propound
1545-1555
Propound is a variation of earlier propone, from Latin proponere, "to set forth, to propose," from pro, "for, before, in favor of" + ponere, "to put."